Jimmy Carter Says His Cancer is Gone

NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 02: President Jimmy Carter presents Trisha Yearwood (not pictured) with the Voice of Music Award during the 53rd annual ASCAP Country Music awards at the Omni Hotel on November 2, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (PHOTO CREDIT: Michael Loccisano via Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN – NOVEMBER 02: President Jimmy Carter presents Trisha Yearwood (not pictured) with the Voice of Music Award during the 53rd annual ASCAP Country Music awards at the Omni Hotel on November 2, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (PHOTO CREDIT: Michael Loccisano via Getty Images)

Jimmy Carter is cancer free.

The 91-year-old former president made the announcement at the Sunday school class he was teaching at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

“He said he got a scan this week and the cancer was gone,” Jill Stuckey, a friend and fellow churchgoer, told the Journal-Constitution by phone. “The church, everybody here, just erupted in applause.”

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SOURCE: The Huffington Post, Igor Bobic